The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 39 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.30% 5.25% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 17.24% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Average daily rate
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£130 £140 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.72 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.20 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 116 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.09% 30.45% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 66
Average daily rate £375 £320 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.86 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -2 4 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Horsham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) MS Office
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (18.18%) Lotus
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Phone
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) iPad
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.64%) MCSE
9 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Service Management
10 2 (9.09%) SCCM
10 2 (9.09%) Avaya

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) Site Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Office
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Advisor
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Phone
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Dell
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Lotus
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Novell